Shanmukh Jaswanth is a dancer, YouTuber, and actor who came into the limelight after appearing in the web series The software devLOVEper (2020) as Mr Shannu. He is also popular for uploading dancer covers of various Telugu songs, like You and Me, Guvva Gorinka, Adavari Matalaku Ardhale Verule, and Me Me, on his YouTube channel.Since childhood, Shanmukh was intrigued by performing arts, and he used to participate in various extra-curriculum activities at his school. Childhood picture of Shanmukh Jaswanth wearing the Lambadi dance costume.Surprisingly, Shanmukh never undertook a professional course in dancing, in fact, he learned dancing by watching various YouTube videos.After establishing his YouTube channel on 2 July 2012, he uploaded his first video titled Cadbury Laddu Ad By Shanmukh..From 2012-2013, Shanmukh attended Amrita School of Engineering in Bengaluru, but later, he left the college to pursue a Bachelor of Business Management at Gandhi Institute of Technology and Management (GITAM).He gained recognition in 2013, after starring in the hit YouTube video The Viva by Sabarish Kandregula, which created a buzz on the internet. The amusing illogical definition of optical fiber enacted by Shanmukh went viral on the internet. Shanmukh Jaswanth in The Viva by Sabarish Kandregula (2013).In 2015, while pursuing his graduation at GITAM, he gave crowd-puller performances in flash mobs for the promotion of Gem fest, a cultural fest organized by the management students of GITAM.Thereafter, he began uploading dance covers of various songs like Hosanna, Kala Chashma, and Bezuban, on his YouTube channel. Meanwhile, he collaborated with VIVA, a YouTube channel which produces light-hearted humorous videos. Shanmukh appeared in various videos produced by VIVA like The Interview by Sabarish Kandregula (2013), The Big Fat Proposal (2016), and a series of Viva News. Shanmukh Jaswanth in The Interview by Sabarish Kandregula (2013).In an interview, Shanmukh revealed that the undiversified role of a senseless and idiotic interviewee no longer intrigued him, and he felt that he was typecast in such roles. He said, After VIVA, I got a few offers where my character was restricted to that of VIVA which didnt interest me. I am looking for a meaty role..Despite being immensely appreciated for his dancer covers, he had to discontinue making them as various filmmakers pressed copyright charges against him.